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Welby in Danger of Losing primus inter pares Role over Same-Sex Blessings

CHURCH OF ENGLAND ‘BLESSING’ GAY UNIONS WOULD VIOLATE BIBLICAL TEACHING & JEOPARDISE ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY’S CONTINUING ROLE IN THE ANGLICAN COMMUNION  by Paul Eddy The Most Reverend Justin Badi, Primate of South Sudan, and Chairman of the GSFA responded,...

Letter: Bingo’s Ordination?

Letter Bingo’s Ordination? Dear Sir, The Church of England has been ordaining men for centuries, and since the 1990s has had legal authority to ordain women to the priesthood also. According to your recent report, the Revd Bingo Allison declared, "I’m not a man and...

Barnabas Aid Appeal for Democratic Republic of Congo

Barnabas Aid Appeal A bomb explosion ripped through the congregation at a baptismal service last Sunday evening (15 January 2023). Just after the baptisms had been performed, and while a blind pastor was expounding some Bible verses, the improvised explosive device...

Archbishops Differ on Practice if Not on Principle

Archbishops Differ on Practice if not on Principle Archbishop Justin Welby has revealed that he will not bless same-sex relationships, while Archbishop Stephen Cotterell has indicated his intention to do so. Explaining his decision, the Archbishop of Canterbury...

Pilgrim’s Process: Tone, Voice, & Speech

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Keene’s Review: Confirm, O Lord by Martin Davie

Defend, O Lord Confirmation according to the Book of Common Prayer Martin Davie Latimer Trust, 2022 (ISBN: 9781906327743, 116pp, £6.50) Confirmation is a vital spiritual coming-of-age rite in churches which practice paedobaptism, giving those for whom promises were...

Orthodox Anglican Provinces Invited to Covenant Members of the Fellowship

Orthodox Anglican Provinces Invited to Covenant Members of the Fellowship Global South May Provide Alternative Episcopal Oversight By Paul Eddy The GSFA has recently invited orthodox provinces across the Communion to formally sign up as full Covenant Members of the...

Diocese of Oxford’s “Bloated Bureaucracy” Under Fire

Diocese of Oxford's "Bloated Bureaucracy" Under Fire by Julian Mann The Diocese of Oxford, one of the best endowed in the Church of England, has come under fire for its alleged ‘bloated bureaucracy’ in a letter from a frontline parish treasurer in London’s Daily...

Gist of Bishops’ Pastoral Letter Regarding Same-Sex Blessings

Gist of Bishops’ Pastoral Letter  New Prayers of Love and Faith We value and want to celebrate faithfulness in relationships. That is why we have drafted and asked the House of Bishops to further refine and commend a new resource to be used in churches, called Prayers...

Diocese of Chelmsford Clergy Moves

Date of Departure: 28.02.2021

Previous Appointment: Associate Priest of The North Hinckford TM: Alphamstone St Barnabas; Belchamp Otten St Ethelbert & All Saints; Belchamp St Paul St Andrew; Belchamp Walter St Mary; Bulmer St Andrew; Foxearth St Peter & St Paul; Gt & Lt Henny St Mary; Lamarsh Holy Innocents; Liston & Borley

 

Notice of Departure for Revd Anthony (Tony) Francis Burford

Date of Departure: 08.03.2021

Previous Appointment: Associate Priest of Grays Thurrock Team Ministry (15.07) (Grays St Peter & St Paul (15.07a), Little Thurrock St Mary the Virgin (15.07b), West Thurrock St Clement (15.07c), Chafford Hundred All Saints (15.07d))

New Appointment: Permission of Officiate (PTO) in Bradwell area

 

Notice of Change of circumstances for Revd Helen Elizabeth-Anne Gheorghiu Gould

Date of Change of circumstances: 23.02.2021

Previous Appointment: Interim Priest in Charge of Nazeing All Saints w St Giles (03.12)

New Appointment: Extension of Licence and stipend till 31st August 2021

 

Notice of Appointment for Revd Andrew (Andy) Paul Brown

Date of Appointment: 28.03.2021

Previous Appointment: Assistant Curate of Widford St Mary (11.31)

New Appointment: Assistant Curate of East Springfield Church of Our Saviour (11.27) – Transfer of curacy

 

Notice of Appointment for Revd Jane Bradbury

Date of Appointment: 13.04.2021

Previous Appointment: Priest-in-Charge of South Weald St Peter (09.19) and Area Ordination Advisor, Chelmsford Archdeaconry (09.0a)

New Appointment: Vicar of South Weald St Peter (09.19) (Due to lifting of suspension) and remaining as Area Ordination Advisor, Chelmsford Archdeaconry (09.0a)

 

Notice of Retirement for Revd Paula Whitmore Llewellyn Griffiths

Date of Retirement: 30.06.2021

Previous Appointment: Associate Priest of Saffron Walden (St Mary the Virgin, St James, St John); Wendens Ambo St Mary the Virgin; Littlebury Holy Trinity; Ashdon All Saints; Hadstock St Botolph; Debden St Mary the Virgin; Wimbish w Thunderley All Saints; Great and Little Chesterford

 

Notice of Appointment for Revd Susan Elizabeth Hurley

Date of Appointment: 21.04.2021

Previous Appointment: Assistant Curate of The Pilgrim Parishes – Stebbing, St Mary the Virgin with Lindsell, St Mary the Virgin, Great Saling, St James & Little (Bardfield) Saling, & Broxted St Mary the Virgin with Chickney & Tilty, St Mary the Virgin & Little Easton & Great Easton, St John

New Appointment: Priest in Charge of The Pilgrim Parishes – Stebbing, St Mary the Virgin with Lindsell, St Mary the Virgin, Great Saling, St James & Little (Bardfield) Saling, & Broxted St Mary the Virgin with Chickney & Tilty, St Mary the Virgin & Little Easton & Great Easton, St John

 

Notice of Appointment for Revd Timothy William Ball

Date of Appointment: 21.03.2021

Previous Appointment: Team Vicar of Great Baddow, Meadgate (11.13c) and Area Dean of Chelmsford (11.00)

New Appointment: Priest-in-Charge of Great Baddow Team Ministry (11.13) and also remaining as Area Dean of Chelmsford (11.00)

 

Notice of Appointment for Revd Kenneth Andrew Wylie

Date of Appointment: 08.03.2021

Previous Appointment: Vicar of Hornchurch, St Andrew (04.08) and Performing Arts Adviser for the Barking Episcopal Area.

New Appointment: Remaining as above and also appointed Area Dean of Havering Deanery within the Archdeaconry of Barking with effect from 8th March 2021 for a period of five years.

 

 

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